Looking for Northwest Tucson restaurants, bars, and cafes? Here's our map with the intersection of Oracle Road and River Road being the southeastern-most point and extending as far north as Catalina:
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We're not featuring every restaurant from the map above (...yet), but here are the some of the more notable Northwest Tucson restaurants that we've already featured in the past.
Tucson is lucky enough to have one of only a handful of Bosnian restaurants in the entire country. Come for Chef Alisah's house-made bread and expertly grilled meats and vegetables.
Read our March 2017 article Bountiful Bosnian Cuisine at Chef Alisah's Restaurant.
For more information, visit alisahrestaurant.com.
Sushi on Oracle offers exceptional sushi along with a wide range of Japanese dishes and craft beers, both local and Japanese.
Read our October 2017 article Nine on the Line: Tommy Begay of Sushi on Oracle.
For more information, visit sushionoracle.net.
The Parish cooks up Southern food from scratch in a lively environment and lively cocktails to match.
Read our February 2019 article Brunch Must-Have of the Week: Cornmeal Crusted Soft Shell Crab.
For more information, visit theparishtucson.com.
While the Ugly Steak is stuff of Tucson legend to take home and cook, Dickman's also offers a sandwich menu to take advantage of their famous meats.
Read our February 2017 article Ugly Steaks, Rare Game, Local Products & More at Dickman’s Meat & Deli.
Keep up with Dickman’s Meat & Deli on Facebook.
Japanese diner Ikkyu offers a wide range of approachable Japanese dishes such as rice bowls. The Spicy Tonkotsu Ramen is also worth a trip but only available certain days of the week depending on the season, so give them a call before making the drive.
Read our August 2018 article Ramen joint Ikkyu offers classic Japanese dishes and more.
For more information, visit ikkyutucson.com.
Charro Vida serves plant-driven cuisine with a superb selection of vegan and gluten-free options.
Read our May 2019 article 7 sensational dishes to order at newly opened Charro Vida (PHOTOS).
For more information, visit charrovida.com.
Teaspoon is one of many Northwest Tucson restaurants that feature a fabulous brunch. It has a small coffee and pastry area, but you can also sit at a table for a full brunch.
Read our April 2017 article Brunch Focused "Teaspoon" to Open in Casas Adobes Plaza This Saturday.
For more information, visit teaspoontucson.com.
For fresh bagels made daily, visit the Bagel Joint. Call ahead for large orders.
Read our January 2019 article The Bagel Joint: Wakin’ & Bakin’ Fresh & Local for 4 Years.
Keep up with The Bagel Joint on Facebook.
Pappoule's has served authentic Greek cuisine in Tucson for over three decades.
Read our March 2019 article Pappoule’s: 30+ Years of Tender Gyros & Greek Flavors in Tucson.
For more information, visit pappoules.com.
Although South Indian and North Indian styles are both on the menu, Tamarind also brings some Gujrati and Indochinese influences to the table.
Read our April 2018 article “Tamarind” Indian Fusion Restaurant Now Open Near Foothills Mall.
For more information, visit tamarindoftucson.com.
Village Bakehouse specializes in breakfast, lunch, and a wide range of baked goods.
Read our June 2018 article Village Bakehouse: over 20 years of daily fresh-baked goodness.
Keep up with Village Bakehouse on Facebook.
Bottega Michelangelo renovated their dining room into a sleek, modern, and comfortable space with a fabulous happy hour. Also, check out the dessert display inside by the entrance.
Read our December 2017 article Oro Valley's Michelangelo Ristorante Italiano renovates, rebrands into Bottega Michelangelo.
For more information, visit bottegamichelangelo.com.
Harvest features a scratch kitchen with an eclectic menu and various cultural influences. Their happy hour is a favorite in the neighborhood as well. They also plan on opening a pizza concept soon...
Read our March 2019 article Harvest to Close River Location & Open Oro Valley Pizza Concept.
For more information, visit harvestov.com.
Visit Just Kabab and watch them grill your skewers within sight from the dining room. You'll be dreaming about the spicy Lamb Afrique skewers weeks later.
Read our May 2015 article Just Kabab brings Middle Eastern cuisine to Oro Valley (& you’ll want to try it).
For more information, visit justkababusa.com.
Out of all the Northwest Tucson restaurants and restaurants in the greater metropolitan region, only two offer New Mexican cuisine. This is one of them. Goyita's specializes in cuisine from Southern New Mexico. If you're hankering for red chile, this is the place to go.
Read our September 2018 article “Goyita’s” brings New Mexico to your plate in Oro Valley.
For more information, visit goyitasnmcuisine.com.
Noble Hops features 28 beer taps, chef-driven cuisine, and a glorious view of the mountains.
View our past articles with Noble Hops.
For more information, visit noblehops.com.
Of all the Northwest Tucson restaurants, only Persian Room offers an extensive menu of Persian classics in a posh, ornate environment. For a variety of Persian meats and rices, order the Tour of Persia.
Read about Melissa's experience at Persian Room in March 2019.
For more information, visit persianroom.com.
Tucked away in a botanical garden, Tohono Chul Garden Bistro offers brunch from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. every day. Take advantage of their summer bounty of fresh prickly pear mimosas and margaritas.
Read our April 2019 article Nine on the Line: Chef John "JP" Pratt from Tohono Chul Garden Bistro.
For more information, visit tohonochulpark.org.
Asian Spice executive chef Phillip Tan spent his formal culinary years in Shenzhen, China, known for its fresh and tender Cantonese food.
Read our January 2019 article Asian Spice: Exceptional Cantonese Cuisine in Tucson.
For more information, visit asianspiceaz.com.
Freddie Mercury sang about dining at the Ritz for a reason; the exceptional ingredients, service, and environment create one of the most luxurious dining experiences around Tucson.
Read our April 2019 article Nine on the Line: Emily Dillport from the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain.
For more information, visit ritzcarlton.com.
Bing's features a variety of milk tea, iced teas, tea lattes, flavored fruit teas, snow smoothies, coffee frappes, and slushes.
Read our August 2014 article Bing’s Boba Tea Brings A Fun Chinese Beverage To Tucson.
For more information, visit bingsbobatea.com.
Crema features local Exo Roast Co. coffee beans and Maya Tea in a neighborhood cafe setting.
Read our July 2019 article Meet Crema Coffee, Marana’s new craft coffee shop.
For more information, visit cremacoffeeaz.com.
Local coffee roaster Savaya features six greater Tucson area locations, two of which are northwest. They source only single-origin, organic, fair trade coffee direct from farms where they have direct relationships with the farmers.
Read our March 2019 article Ultimate Coffee Guide: 14 Roasters in Tucson to Froth Over.
For more information, visit savayacoffee.com.
Part of Marana’s growing craft beer scene, Button opened in 2017. Their flagship Chiltepin Red Ale packs a spicy kick with Tucson’s signature chiltepin pepper.
Read our July 2019 article on Button Brew House.
For more information, visit buttonbrewhouse.com.
Caps & Corks features an exceptional tap list with 25 beer taps and four wine taps. If beer and wine aren't your thing, you can also get a flight of meads from Superstition Meadery. You can district your kids (or yourself) with the Nintendo Entertainment System as well.
For more information, visit capsandcorksaz.com.
Casa Marana features 31 taps and an active events calendar; events range from comedy and hot chicken nights to Sunday night trivia.
For more information, visit casamarana.com.
The bicycling-themed Catalina Brewing Company features beers made with Southern Arizona ingredients such as mesquite, agave, and prickly pear cactus. You can also order hoagies, sausages, and brats from The Jersey Grill out back.
An article is in the works.
For more information, visit catalinabrewingco.com.
Tap & Bottle's north location features a massive bottle selection along with a wide selection of beer and wine taps. They also feature a cozy patio.
View our July 2017 Tap & Bottle North opening article.
For more information, visit thetapandbottle.com.
View the map for our extensive Northwest Tucson restaurants list! Did we miss one of your favorites? Let us know in the comments.
Jackie Tran is a Tucson-based food writer, photographer, culinary educator, and owner-chef of the food truck Tran's Fats. Although he is best known locally for his work for Tucson Foodie, his work has also appeared in publications such as Bon...